Mar 14, 2011 - 11:25 AM
This is my first time planning my backpacking trip, and also first time to Switzerland! ( i will be in switzerland during the last week of May)
Would really appreciate some input on what is the best deals.
I will be in Switzerland for 6 days, travelling from Paris to Geneva.
On the 1st day, after reaching Geneva (approx 2:30pm), i want to travel directly to Montreux, where I will visit the Chateau de Chillon. Also, im not sure if i have enough time to drop by Levey les bains.
2nd day, visit to Gruyere and Broc for the cheese and chocolate factory, i understand the train only operate on Mon, Wed and Thursday. Too bad my 2nd day is on tuesday. So i will be doing my own journey to visit the places. After that maybe go down to Lausanne for a visit, or make a visit to Levey les bains (if i didnt manage to go on 1st day)
3rd day, catch early Golden Pass train (9:45am) to interlaken, where i will hang out for a while do some sightseeing and shopping, then proceed to Lauterbrunnen to overnight.
4th day, Visit to either Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn. After that, visit wengen/murren/ grindelwald, depending on the timing, im not sure here. If there is nothing much, visit interlaken again.
Overnight:Lauterbrunnen / Interlaken
5th day, travel from Interlaken to luzern. During visit in luzern, make a short trip to Zurich as well, but come back and overnight at Luzern.
6th day, Luzern travel to Lugano via boat to fluelen and direct train to Lugano. Visit to Fox town for a shopping spree. After that , head to Milan.
No overnight in Lugano.
i've tried doing the point to point calculation, but my mathematics fail me terribly, becuz there are some itinerary i am not that confirmed yet. Would like to get expert and experienced travelers in swiss, what kind of pass should i get for this trip.
Also, im open to suggestions on my itinerary, as this is my 1st time.
Thank you so much!!!